Community Nurses

NHS Ayrshire & Arran have aligned a Community Nursing Team to our Practice. The District Nursing Team can provide care and treatment to our housebound population. They can be contacted on the number below.  Please note as they are based out in the community that you may need to leave a message on their answer service.  This is checked at several intervals throughout the day.

Telephone 01292 513877

Community Midwives

The Community Midwives will help to look after you during pregnancy and at home after the delivery. They can give advice and help on all aspects of antenatal and postnatal care.  

Telephone: 01292 285893

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Jackie Scott
Telephone: 01292 885529

Evelyn Freeman
Telephone: 01292 885549

Community Dietician

Anne Carnochan

Anne is a Community Dietician who can offer advice on how to make informed and practical choices about food and nutrition and help diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems. A referral to the dietician can be made via the GP.

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Brian Scarisbrick

Brian is an Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist who holds clinics in the Practice. If you have a musculoskeletal complaint you can book an appointment direct with Brian, no need to be referred. Alternatively, you may find some helpful advice on the NHS Ayrshire and Arran Musculoskeletal (MSK).


Community Link Worker

Vicki Pepworth

Our Community Link Practitioners role is to support people to live well in the community. Vicki will listen to your story and talk to you about what is going on in your life. She can help you to get support, advice and information from services or activities that will help to improve your physical and mental wellbeing, and quality of life. Clinics are held at the Practice or can visit you in your home if you struggle to get out.

Practice Pharmacists

Lorraine McCallum & Kay McMillan

Lorraine and Kay are Community Pharmacists working with the Practice. They will carry out project work and patient medication reviews.

Mental Health Team

Annie Leitch

Mental Health Practitioner Annie can see patients aged 18-65 years who are suffering mild to moderate mental health issues. She holds clinics in the surgery.  Referral to Annie can be made from one of the clinicians. 

Social Work

Under the Health and Social Care Partnership, the Practice now has an aligned Social Work team. Should you require Social Work input, you can contact them direct, or speak with a member of our clinical team.

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